Preparing for school - what parents need to know
Russian education is still, with all the changes, it remains one of the best and most complete in the world. However, for small children lessons - a serious burden. Especially for the restless and active. And the task of parents - to help kids, first graders.Preparing for school - when to start
Early Development Proponents say that teaching a child to read and write should be almost a year. And in the traditional education system, the age of onset of learning core subjects recommended to move to 5-6 years. It was then that a greater number of children starting to show interest in their studies. Listen to the advice you need and those, and others, but when you start teaching your child - it's up to you. And it will help you determine the right time kid himself. When he begins to show an interest in reading, to ask what is written - you can begin to teach him the alphabet. This will in 2 years, or 6 - are not so important. Fit the child, certainly not worth learning through the power goes much slower.
What a child needs to know in the first class?
Preparing for school involves learning core subjects - reading and math. The child must know the alphabet and be able to read by syllables, to know the numbers to 100, to be able to count from 10 in reverse order. If a kid goes to kindergarten - where all this will teach. If not - then care for this lies with the parents. They should give the child the basics of literacy and numeracy. You can do it yourself or hire tutors. A good option for children who do not go to the garden - educational circles. There's the baby adapts to the school environment, learn to socialize with other children, listen to the teacher. This gradual preparation for school is very important, without it, the child will be hard at first.Preparing for school - psychological aspects
How to help your child adjust to school? After sitting still in class, listening to teachers - it is not easy. Especially the kid who used to do several things at once - to play with friends, draw, sing. In good schools, the learning process is designed so that the children are being actively introduced into it, it is interesting. But in ordinary classes are conducted classically - children sit and listen to a teacher - says.
If your school's traditional training scheme - help the child. Firstly, do not scold him, if the teacher is not satisfied with the behavior of the child. In a playful way, dolls seated at their desks, explain why the lessons can not run or scream. Try to convey to the child that what the teacher says, it is very useful. For example, teach him to read the price tags in stores, and you tell yourself that it will soon be able to buy the products. The kid is very important to be independent, and he will make an effort to learn something new, that will bring him to the world of adults.
Second, talk to the teacher. No swearing, quietly tell about the peculiarities of the child's behavior. Since Soviet times, in school all students are accustomed to row with the same brush. This is - a gross error. And in your power to change the attitude of the teacher to your child. Naladte relationship with the teacher, make friends. Help the class, accompany the children on walks and excursions. Good attitude of the teacher to the child - one of the most important aspects of successful learning.